Independent midwife Philomena Canning (centre) has been reinstated by the Health Service Executive to assist in home births. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Independent midwife Philomena Canning has been reinstated by the Health Service Executive to assist in home births.The HSE withdrew Ms Canning’s profe(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has warned smokers of the number of serious diseases linked to smoking and insisted the Government will introduce plain cigarette packaging. File photograph:Jonathan Brady/PA

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has warned smokers of the number of serious diseases linked to smoking and insisted the Government will introduce pla(...)

Arthur Cox’s involvement in one and a half – or possibly even two – sides of the plain-tobacco-packaging issue has allowed James Reilly to look decisive and tough. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It is a singular achievement these days to make Minister for Children James Reilly look good, but Arthur Cox has managed it. The law firm’s involvemen(...)

Silks Private Members Club, particularly well known for its casino card games and blackjack, is to go on sale for €1 million. Photograph: Getty Images

One of Dublin’s most exclusive casinos, Silks Private Members Club, on Earlsfort Terrace, is to be offered for sale after being put into receivership (...)

Dolmen House on Earlsfort Terrace, which law firm Arthur Cox has bought for nearly €9 million.

Leading law firm Arthur Cox has bought a modern, five- storey office building a few hundred metres from its planned new headquarters at the junction (...)

 Michael Noonan: pressure to amend law governing gifts from parents to children. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is under pressure to amend the Finance Bill to protect gifts from parents to their adult children from tax liabili(...)

Earlsfort Plaza: the 28 car-parking spaces at Stephen’s Hall are let at €3,950 each per annum on a 35-year lease that does not expire for another 13 years. Photograph: Martin Busek

The value of car-parking facilities in Dublin’s south inner city has bounced back and now stands at over €50,000 per space, according to the guide pri(...)

Dolmen House: €6 million-plus  reflects a price of €5,166 per sq m (€480 per sq ft)

Agents HWBC are seeking offers in excess of €6 million for Dolmen House, a modern five-storey office building in a prime location on Earlsfort Terrace(...)

Different flavours for e-cigarettes are sold in a London shop. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty

Creditors of Health Smoker Ltd (HSL) put the company into liquidation yesterday, just days before one of the world’s largest tobacco companies begins (...)

Jackie Lavin (right) with Bill Cullen at the Grand National at Fairyhouse earlier this year. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The receivers for Glencullen Properties Ltd, the company formerly owned by the businessman Bill Cullen, have begun court proceedings to remove Mr Cull(...)